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April 22, 2014

Swisscom Selects VidyoWorks Platform to Launch New Cloud-based Video Service

By Deepika Mala
TMCnet Contributor

Swisscom, an ICT provider in Switzerland, recently introduced Vidia, a new cloud-based video communications and collaboration service, based on Vidyo’s (News - Alert) award-winning VidyoWorks platform.  

It was only after a long evaluation process that Swisscom selected the highly scalable and flexible VidyoWorks platform and APIs.

Vidia is considered ideal for small and medium enterprises. Even larger companies and consumer customers can benefit from its various innovative features.

Officials said that Swisscom (News - Alert) business customers, with the help of Vidia, are now able to participate in multi-party video calls.

The new service also delivers affordable, high-quality, multipoint HD video conferencing systems over smartphones, tablets and desktops.

“The integration of Vidyo has enabled us to offer our business clients the ability to place HD video conferencing calls,” said Erich Gebhardt, Head of Transversal Products, Swisscom Ltd. “In Switzerland, customers expect a high level of quality and reliability; those features, along with the scalability and flexibility that was needed to really differentiate this service, were made possible through the power of Vidyo APIs and VidyoWorks.”

The VidyoWorks platform and APIs helps developers across different markets and applications to attain a level of HD video conferencing scalability and geographical distribution affordable and with high quality.

Customers and partners, utilizing the VidyoWorks platform are allowed to achieve their visual communications goals of telco-grade scalability, exceptional quality and affordability.

“The Swisscom deployment is a stunning example of what can be achieved as consumer and business users converge on the same platform, and we are excited to be a part of this,” said Ofer Shapiro (News - Alert), CEO and co-founder of Vidyo. “The VidyoWorks platform has raised the bar for cloud-based video conferencing, providing quality, scale and affordability, as well as the ease-of-use expected by today’s consumer.”

Edited by Alisen Downey

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